The UAE government aspires, through its vision, to become one of the most innovative governments in the world by the year 2008. 2021 In this context, the declaration of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, may God protect him, of 2015 as the Year of Innovation confirms the importance of the concept of innovation in the country's national agenda. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, may God protect him, launched several initiatives to promote innovation in the government sector, including the launch of the National Strategy for Innovation, which focuses on seven sectors.
Major: Renewable and clean energy, transportation, technology, education, health, water, space, and the foundations of the Mohammed bin Rashid Center for Government Innovation. It was also announced during the third session of the Government Summit 2015 that a new job title was created in all federal entities, which is “Chief Innovation Officer.” .
This government innovation framework is meant to provide government employees with guidance on the meaning of government innovation and how entities can embark on their innovation journey to help achieve the UAE Vision 2021.